Avison
Avison
Charles Avison
(1709-1780)

Died aged c. 71

Charles Avison (/ˈeɪvᵻsən/; 16 February 1709 (baptised) – 9 or 10 May 1770) was an English composer during the Baroque and Classical periods. He was a church organist at St John The Baptist Church in Newcastle and at St. Nicholas's Church (later Newcastle Cathedral). He is most known for his 12 Concerti Grossi after Scarlatti and his Essay on Musical Expression, the first music criticism published in English. - DbPedia

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Photo of Assembly House, Newcastle Upon Tyne and Charles Avison black plaque
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Photo of Charles Avison black plaque
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